Awabi



noun

Japanese term for abalone
Usage Note

cooking
Historical Examples

The great pearl and shell of the awabi were placed in the temple, and the body was reverently buried.
Myths & Legends of Japan F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis

Utamaro’s most famous works, particularly the “awabi Shell-Divers” triptych, have been reprinted fairly well.
Chats on Japanese Prints Arthur Davison Ficke

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